I started as a magician. I worked at Disneyland and I did tricks eight to twelve hours a day, for the audience, and that's how you become good at something. Unlike doing something for an hour a day...
I'm thinking about the 'late night wars', and I'm thinking that some comedians just say funny things. Some comedians say things funny. But you... say things.
- Steve Martin to David Letterman, Late Show with David Letterman, 23 April 2013
[Steve Martin was on the programme to promote his new album made with Edie Brickell, Love Has Come For You; you can see a clip of their performance here. Or there's his much earlier hit single, King Tut, here performed live in 1979. 'Henry Winkler, ladies and gentlemen!'].